Sportingtech appoints Javier Samel to help accelerate LatAm expansion

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Software development specialist Sportingtech has appointed information systems engineer Javier Samel to bolster its expansion in Latin America. He joins the firm as Head of Business Development LatAm, with more than 12 years’ experience in the region’s online gaming and sports betting industries.

After founding and serving as COO of, Samel served as online operations manager at Grupo Boldt and has since consulted on sports betting, gaming platforms and marketing for businesses working in Argentina, Colombia and Peru.

Sportingtech CEO Ivo Doroteia described Samel as a respected and senior professional and the perfect fit to help grow the company’s recently re-purposed and re-branded omni-channel Quantum platform, which is currently being certified in a string of markets across the continent.

He said: “Javier is a great addition to the Sportingtech family, and we are looking forward to combining his expertise with our team’s experience and products. I’m sure his inputs will enrich the collaborative debates during collective decision-making processes for LatAm.

“He is in a privileged position to utilize his extensive market knowledge, to work with existing clients in the region, and develop our Quantum platform in the region, as well as providing a springboard into new business relationships.”

Samel commented: “I’m very excited about the opportunities opening up for a company like Sportingtech with a dynamic platform like Quantum and am looking forward to working as the bridge between them and local operators.”

Quantum harnesses modular sports betting and casino software that allows partners to add all the specific services they require in the markets in which they operate.

It boasts more than 65 sports with over 1,000 betting markets, as well as a casino experience offering 9,000 games from hundreds of the industry’s leading studios, as well as a host of essential third-party integrations, a comprehensive content management system and a proprietary bonus engine to reward both sports and casino customers.